1. Decreases unwanted fat
Rambutans are highly effective in lessening the body fat content of the human body.  This is because the fruit is high in fiber content (2 g per 100 g of fruit) and, at the same, low on calories. Moreover, it has high water content. Due to this, it decreased hunger episodes significantly. The seeds also help in weight reduction. In order to ingest rambutan seeds, it is advised to crush them and take them mixed with other foodstuff. Alternatively, they can be consumed raw as well.

Rambutan Nutrition Fact


Nutrient Amount per 100 g % Daily Value
Carotene 0 mcg 0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.02 mg 1 %
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.06 mg 4 %
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.78 mg 4 %
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 39.5 mg 66 %
Calcium (Ca) 7.9 mg 1 %
Copper (Cu) 0.18 mg 9 %
Iron (Fe) 0.48 mg 3 %
Magnesium (Mg) 17.4 mg 4 %
Manganese (Mn) 0.19 mg 10 %
Phosphorus (P) 16.5 mg 2 %
Potassium (K) 179.7 mg 5 %
Sodium (Na) 6.3 mg 0 %
Zinc (Zn) 0.21 mg 1 %
Source: http://www.healwithfood.org
2. Treatment dysentery
The skin of the rambutan fruit can be used to treat dysentery. It can also be used to cure other chronic ailments like chronic fever. Some people also combine the fruits with other ingredients which greatly increases its efficiency in curing such ailments.
3. Helps in boosting energy
Simply because Rambutan includes a plenty of Carbohydrate as well as protein, and beside it, rambutan has got the full of water content. Therefore, for you personally who was simply tired, I think Rambutan is definitely the great fruit that you should get back your energy and also drop thirst.
4. Generation of red and white blood cells
Of the many nutrients the fruit contains, it contains copper which is vital for the production of red and white blood cells in our body. The fruit also contains manganese which is essential for our body for the production of enzymes and their activation. Enzymes are necessary for carry out many functions in our body and often carry out essential biochemical essential in our body.
5. Strengthen Bones
Another benefit of this fruits is that it helps in strengthening our bones. This is due to the fact that the fruit is rich in calcium, phosphorus and iron. Healthier bones lead to stable growth and reduced chances of fractures and other bone diseases.
6. Makes skin better
Rambutan helps in hydrating your skin and making its soft and supple like you always wanted. This is due to the high water content that the fruit holds. The water helps in the hydration, helping keep the skin smooth and soft.
7. Helps in boosting immunity and prevent diseases
Rambutans are also high in vitamin C content, that it provides increased immunity from infections (by helping strengthen our body’s defense mechanism), prevents cell damage and helps prevent diseased like scurvy. Vitamin C in Rambutan also helps in the absorption of minerals, iron and copper. Moreover, it protects the body from getting damaged from free radicals.
One of many compounds included in the skin of rambutan is Gallic acid. This particular substance behaves as a predator for free-radicals. The way it does this is by protecting the body from damage due to oxidation.
8. Helps in removing waste from the kidneys
Another highly beneficial function of this amazing fruit is that it assists in removing waste from our kidneys. This is done with the help of phosphorus present in rambutan. The phosphorus is also essential for the development, repair, and maintenance of tissues and body cells.
9. Helps in treating diabetes
The seeds of the rambutan fruit hold their own importance. When ingested, they can relieve the pain felt by diabetic patients.
10. Improves sperm quality
Vitamin C, which the rambutan fruit is rich in, can also be very important for sperm development. The possible lack of vitamin C in males can result in restricted ability in fruitful reproduction. This condition can be improved by a remedy which requires the person to up their Vitamin C by about 500 mg for around a month. This has been known to enhance both the quality and quantity of sperm in many cases.
11. Anti-cancer
A study carried out by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia on ‘Antioxidant and Antiproliferative Activities of Non-Edible Parts of Selected Tropical Fruits’ found out that rambutan can be effective against cancer. The skin and seeds and deeds of the fruit have been proved to be effective against different kinds of cancer.
12. Source of iron
Rambutans are excellent sources of iron that helps to correct the amount of oxygen in the body and controls dizziness and fatigue due to anaemia, an illness caused by iron deficiency.
Source: Colletion